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Tensator’s Tensabarrier® Hits The Big Screen Again!

Tensator’s Stowaway post has been spotted in the newly released Iron Man 2 blockbuster! The compact and lightweight stowaway post features in the film at a crucial part when the CEO of Hammer, the company competing with Stark, takes Mikey Rourke (Ivan Vanko in the film) to his high tech, futuristic factory after getting him […]

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Queue Etiquette

This week the Telegraph published guide to queuing correctly. Jo Bryant, etiquette adviser for Debrett’s, advised readers of how to queue correctly, avoiding queue jumping and the unspoken order of even disorganised queues. These are all great tips to keep in mind, but queuing can be made even easier and stress-free for waiting customers by […]

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Manage the January Sales with Crowd Control Solutions from Tensator

As the January sales are in full swing, shoppers are hunting for bargains and in some cases fighting for the best deals! Even with a bargain in sight, customers get frustrated and agitated by long queues and poorly designed store layouts. If shoppers are made to wait in confusing and unorganised queues, they will become […]

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Ambulances Queue in Birmingham

It’s not just people that queue, Ambulances do too! Monday (7th December) was the busiest day of the winter so far at A&Es in Birmingham, with emergency patients being forced to wait up to three and a half hours in ambulance queues. Only a 5% of 999 patients were dealt with in the 30 minute […]

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Tensator helped to achieve the winning Eddie-ism

As BBC’s Jake Humphrey recaps on the 2009 F1 season, he relives some of the funniest moments he’s shared with Eddie Jordan, or as he likes to call them “Eddie-isms”. Jake explains his winning Edie-ism, “the moment he ran off and grabbed Michael Schumacher in Valencia. The world and his wife wanted a chat with […]

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As footballers catch Swine flu, could Tensator’s Hand Gel Station come to the rescue?

As winter approaches the risk of contracting cold and flu viruses is statistically set to increase. The football industry have already reported cases of swine flu within premiership teams, with Blackburn and Bolton both suffering from player illnesses. Chelsea FC have told BBC Sport their medical department are taking precautions to ensure the health and […]

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An x-ray machine that sees through clothing is being trialled from today at Manchester Airport.

The authorities say it will speed up security checks by quickly revealing any concealed weapons or explosives. But the full body scans will also show up breast enlargements, body piercings and a clear black-and-white outline of passengers’ genitals. The airport has stressed that the images are not pornographic and will be destroyed straight away. Sarah […]

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For germ protection on the go, install Tensator’s Hand Gel Station into your environment

Prevent the spread of viruses in your establishment with Tensator’s innovative Hand Gel Station With the spread of H1N1 on the rise, promoting germ protection within your environment, whether to your employees, visitors or customers is a key concern. Tensator’s Hand Gel Station is an ideal solution to help prevent the spread of H1N1 and […]

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Travelling tips for a smooth get-away

If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere this summer, there are some simple steps for holidaymakers to make the airport experience run smoothly, even with the kids! Write down everything you need to do before you leave, so nothing is forgotten, from medical insurance and pet care, to booking extra leg room and […]

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Even Footballers rely on the trusted Tensabarrier® from time to time!

Just days before the new season kicked off, a host of highly-paid Premiership players took over the VIP area in an exclusive Mayfair nightclub. The Chelsea players worked their way through numerous cocktails and bottles of champagne to celebrate Salomon Kalou’s 24th birthday. At the end of the night, it was Tensator’s retractable webbing post […]

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Tensator helps to improve Health & Safety standards in workplaces across the UK

At Tensator, we’ve had a noticeable increase in enquiries from sectors such as warehousing, logistics, distribution and transport, asking for support to reduce the number of accidents in the workplace. We have identified a number of easy, cost-effective solutions that can be implemented to help prevent accidents in the workplace. Simple solutions include barrier systems, […]

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Festival frustrations

With the summer season of festivals in full swing across the country, it’s no wonder that in true traditional British style, a few of us get in a bit of a pickle when it comes to navigating our way round the various camp sites, music arenas and car parks. However, research commissioned by O2 Wireless […]

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Introducing the TensaKit™

At Tensator we have developed a cost-effective display and signage range for use in a variety of commercial environments. The easy-to-install TensaKit™ range is a stylish cable and display product that can be configured to suit every business need, and requires no specialist tools or training. Whether you want to promote products and services, highlight […]

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Shopping Centres should act on security

Balancing safety and design within shopping centres presents a challenge that retailers need to address, as most are easy targets for crime and terrorism because of the way they are laid out. At Tensator we have been putting safety first, contacting shopping centres to improve standards in UK shopping centres, as effective way-finding signage has […]

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IT glitches

Last week saw Tesco encounter rather long queues, as price updates were made overnight, which in turn, affected a number of tills in certain stores across the UK. One of us happened to experience this first-hand, and it made for a rather interesting shopping trip. Not only were staff only letting in small groups of […]

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A great British tradition?

When an Italian friend of Tensator’s came over to the UK for a visit recently, we were amazed at how baffled she was by the prospect of queuing for a bus! Every time a group of us passed a bus stop a big smile would appear on her face as she looked at the formal […]

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Are you vulnerable to sweethearting?

You wouldn’t have guessed that ‘sweethearting’ is an official industry phrase used in the retail sector! Not a term of endearment or a piece of confectionery, but it actually refers to a form of employee theft. So what is it exactly and how can such fraud be reduced? Sweethearting basically involves a shopper taking a […]

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Sight-seeing advice

For those who want to escape the throngs of people when soaking up the historic sights during a city break, planning is absolutely essential. Whether visiting the Uffizi art gallery in Florence or climbing the steps of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, it’s enough to make anyone a little hot under the collar if it […]

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Raising the bar for queuing

Our love of queuing may have gone a step to far – at least for drinkers in one town in North-West England. If reports are to be believed, pubs in the centre of Oldham could soon introduce post office-style queues at the bar in an attempt to cut down on trouble. We all know the frustration […]

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Increase summer trading with café banner solutions

With the potential of a beautiful summer after all the cold and snow we’ve experienced, portable café banners can enable businesses to create additional space with minimal disruption in order to take advantage of the outdoor customer trade. Such systems are ideal for the growing urban trend of continental café culture, as well as holding […]

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